Author: Alexander Kabanov

“Physics, Peace, Human Rights”

Sakharov 100: Celebrating Andrei Sakharov’s Contributions to Science and Humanity May 21, 2021 11:00 am to 4:00 pm EST To commemorate the 100th birthday of famed physicist and human rights activist Andrei Sakharov, a...

RASA Director for Communications

Dr. Alexandra Borissova Alexandra Borissova appointed communication director of the Russian-American Science Association (RASA-America). Dr. Alexandra O. Borissova is a Russian science journalist, with a background in chemistry. She is currently a senior lecturer...

2020 RASA Global Сonference

December 5-6, 2020, Virtual Conference Dear colleagues and friends! A worldwide conference of the Russian-speaking academic scientists association (“RASA-Global”) along with the XI Annual Conference of the Russian-American Science Association – RASA (America) will...

Materials of the 10th RASA-America conference, November 9-10 2019, Chapel Hill, USA

  RASA-2019 Conference Program 2019_RASA_Corrected_FINALDownload Vladimir Shiltsev (Distinguished Scientist, FermiLab) “Mendeleev – Genius: Table and beyond (vodka, ether, coffee and economy)” (in Russian) Anatoliy Popov (Associate Professor of Radiology, U of Pennsylvania)“Smart NIR fluoroprobes...

Odyssey of an Engineer

Stephen Timoshenko December 23, 1878, Chenigov Province, Russian Empire — May 29, 1972, Wuppertal, West Germany Stephen Timoshenko (Степан Прокофьевич Тимошенко), Russian, Ukrainian and American engineer, who is considered to be the father of...

A Russian-born American defense leader

George Kistiakowsky November 18, 1900, Kiev, Russian Empire – December 7, 1982, Cambridge Massachusetts, USA George Kistiakowsky (Георгий Богда́нович Кистяко́вский) was born Kiev, Russian Empire in the family of a professor of law of Kiev University....

Ninth RASA-Amercia Conference Completed

The ninth RASA-America Conference held in American University and University of George Washington on November 2-4, 2018 in Washington, DC has completed its work. The Association’s Coordinating Committee added four new members – Tatiana...

A genius forgotten in his homeland

Ivan Ostromislensky 9 September 1880, Orel, Russian Empire – 16 January 1939, New York, USA Ivan Ostromislensky (Иван Иванович Остромысленский) — Russian and American chemist, one of the pioneers in manufacturing of the synthetic rubber....

The Last of the Mohicans

Otto Struve August 12, 1897, Kharkov, Russian Empire — April 6 1963, Berkeley, CA, USA Otto Struve (Отто Людвигович Струве), a Russian-American astronomer, one of the greatest astrophysicists of the 20-th century, was born in Russian...

Man of the Soil

Selman Waksman July 22, 1888, Nova Pryluka, Kiev Governorate, Russian Empire – August 16, 1973, Woods Hole, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States Selman Abraham Waksman (Зельман Абрахам Ваксман), an outstanding American microbiologist, was born in the Russian...

Sergei Kalinin – Recipient of Blavatnik Award

Sergei V Kalinin (Сергей Калинин) director of the Institute for Functional Imaging of Materials at Oak Ridge National Laboratory is a recipient of the Blavatnik National Award for Young Scientists in Physical Sciences and Engineering. He...

He showed up as a foreigner on our shores…

Jacob Tamarkin June 28 (July 11) 1888, Chernigov, Russian Empire — November 18 1945, Bethesda, Montgomery, MD, USA Jacob David Tamarkin (Яков Давыдович Тамаркин) – outstanding Russian-American mathematician, best known for his work in mathematical analysis. Graduated...